All Fresh from the oven Scouting the Frontier The Punjab Gazetteer Sind - Colors of Mehran Destination Skardu Potohar - On the Plateau Due South (Punjab) Lahore - City of Hearts ONTARIO - Chasing True North Along the G.T.Road Friends and Wanderings British Raj Service Dress - Tales from Army Folklore Faction Sufis and Sants Railway Romance اردو
A Nishan e Haider at Kala Pul, A Grave that got moved, and a Monument that never existed
A trip down the past lane in the ancient town of Bhera, where time in its passing froze to a halt.
Outside of Rohtas Fort are places lost by history but alive in stories. 'Stories you enjoy listening to, over a cup of tea and a cigarette, under the setting rays of sun.'
Eminabad, both in fact and fiction. A trip to explore the past glory when Eminabad was a busy junction on Uttarpatha, the route up north.
Retracing our steps from Lake Erie, past the small and modest communities of south western Ontario, following the route that was once taken by the tracks of Port Dover and Lake Huron Railway. A journey from Port Dover on the shores of Lake Erie to Hickson in the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock.
A visit to the farmlands of South Western Ontario to explore the railway heritage of Port Dover and Lake Huron Railway. The story of a village railroad station and a vintage general store in the forgotten hamlets of Otterville and Hawtrey.
mapping the Royal Mughal Highway, from Shahu di Garhi to Manhala of Khan-i-Khanan to the home edge of 'no man's land' on India-Pakistan border. meeting the Jahangiri Kos Minars of Lahore
Part 2 of the trip to one of the first imperial towers on Lake Huron. Exploring the tower and the life on Chantry Island.
Off the shores of Lake Huron, to one of the first Imperial Lighthouses, and revisiting the story of first lightkeeper
Catching the trail from a seasoned patwari from Gujar Khan, following the remote routes into the rural heart of Potohar, refueling our car from an unorthodox gas station with quite an unorthodox filling mechanism, we eventually knocked at the doorsteps of Sawar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed, Nishan e Haider.
stories from the war of September 1965 on Lahore front revisiting Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed and other soldiers and monuments
That morning, I had returned to those familiar fields, to explore that bridge on the old alignment of Grand Trunk Road; a bridge frequented by Muhgal Kings, and other Kings who were not Mughal, their royal entourages and battle expeditions; a bridge that had witnessed a Mughal Coronation.
... those who continued to fight even after the surrender ... with their names becoming immortal and their tales, a source of inspiration the tale of lion-heart and immortal Mahfooz ...
Episode 2 of tales from London. A market, a cathedral, and Railway Engine #86.
Exploring the avenues of Downtown London. A historical park, a reading garden, a bit of history and architecture...
... from the beloved waters of Ravi to Khizri Gate, exploring the bits and pieces of the city wall, and thence to the remaining gates of 'walled city'
Gates of Lahore, both surviving and detroyed, countless dwellings - doorways - window sills, and equally countless stories. An afternoon drift to explore city's topophilia.
There was a place that, in meditation and spiritual seeking, outdid even the grand significance of Balkh and Bukhara, and it existed right here, in the city of hearts, the City of Lahore.